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local or state convention until he was in Washington, in 1932, and that he knew more political leaders and was more conversant with local political situations in the state than any other man. He was chairman of the state central committee in 1909-1911, vice-chairman during the 1932 presidential campaign, and chairman of the state convention in 1933. He was credited by Keith Neville, then national committeeman for Nebraska, as being the man who suggested the idea that broke the impasse and gave Franklin D. Roosevelt the democratic nomination for presidency in 1932.

In January, 1932, he went to Washington, as clerk of the Indian Affairs Committee, an appointment given him by former Congressman Edgar Howard. He served in this capacity for a year and a half, returning to Columbus late in the summer of 1933. He had stayed on in Washington to work with Congressman Howard, Harold Kramer and others for the government allotment of funds for the Loup River Public Power Project. Much credit is due him for helping to secure the loan for the project.

On returning to Nebraska, he served as a member of the bank board of the HOLC for a short time. That fall, he was appointed personnel director of the RACC, in Omaha, where he remained until July 1, 1936, when he was given a recess appointment by Federal Judge T. C. Munger, of Lincoln, with the approval of Judge J. A. Donohoe, of Omaha, to fill the vacancy of U. S. Marshal of Nebraska, made by the resignation of Val J. Peter, of Omaha.

In his early years, he was active in fraternal orders. He retained his membership in the Catholic Knights of America and the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of St. Bonaventure's Church. He died in June, 1938.


Lawrence H. Byrnes, the son of John Charles and Anna M. Gietzen Byrnes, was born in Columbus, Nebraska, on November 27, 1916. Lawrence has a twin brother, John Charles, Jr. He also has three sisters: Louise, the wife of Chester Isgrig; Katherine; and Ellen, the wife of Arden Wolf. He has one half-sister, Mary, the wife of Emil Luckey.

Lawrence attended the St. Bonaventure grade school and was graduated from the St. Bonaventure High School. He worked with the Engineering Department of the State Highway Commission prior to World War II.

During the war, he served in the South Pacific area. After he received his discharge; he was appointed City Engineer in Columbus and served for a year. He then bought the "Squeeze Inn," a Youth Recreation Club, which he operated for a year.

In 1948, he became associated with the Reed Engineering Company, of Columbus, as a field worker.

In 1946, Lawrence H. Byrnes was married to Dolores Regan. Mr. and Mrs. Byrnes reside in Columbus.

Lawrence Bymes is a member of the Wayside Country Club, St. Bonaventure's Church, and politically, he is affiliated with the Democratic Party.


John Charles Byrnes, Jr., the son of John Charles and Anna M. Gietzen Byrnes, was born in Columbus, Nebraska, on November 27, 1916. John, Jr. has a twin brother, Lawrence H.; three sisters: Louise, Mrs. Chester Isgrig; Katherine; and Ellen, Mrs. Arden Wolf. He also has a half-sister, Mary, the wife of Emil Luckey.

John attended the St. Bonaventure grade school and was graduated from the St. Bonaventure High School. He worked for a time at Buck's Booterie before enlisting in the United States Armed Forces.

During the World War II, he served four and a half years in the European Theatre of Operations. He was a staff sergeant in the Air Corps, with the Forty-fourth Bomber Group, which operated out of England. While overseas he visited in England, Ireland and Scotland.

Since 1946, he has been the owner and manager of the Byrnes Real Estate and Insurance Company, which was founded by his father, John C. Byrnes.

On December 9, 1948, at Lincoln, Nebraska, John C. Byrnes, Jr., was married to Celeste Ann Coufal (Mrs. Cinfal) the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Coufal. Mr. Coufal is a retired banker of Howell, Nebraska. He lives in Columbus.

Mrs. Byrnes had two children by a former marriage. Both of the children were born at Grand Island, Nebraska. Jane Ann Cinfal, born on June 2, 1942, and Thomas James Cinfal, born February 28, 1945. Jane Ann attends the St. Bonaventure grade school.

John C. Byrnes, Jr. was elected as a director of the Loup River Public District in 1948. He is a member of the junior Chamber of Commerce and the Wayside Country Club.

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Byrnes are members of the St. Bonaventure Church. Mr. Byrnes is a church trustee, and politically, he is affiliated with the Democratic Party.


Bernard Caffrey, Sr., born in County Westmeath, Ireland, came to Columbus in 1874, and died in 1898. His wife Margaret Caffrey, was born in County Westmeath, Ireland, in 1830, and died at Columbus in April, 1910. Bernard and Margaret Caffrey were married in Ireland. They had a family of six children: John, Tom, Walter, Patrick; Alice, Mrs. Martin Costello; and Katherine, Mrs. Kost.

Patrick Caffrey was a section foreman on the Union Pacific Railroad for many years. He was born March 17, 1860, in County Westmeath, Ireland, and died February 18, 1933. In June, 1885, he was married to Miss Katherine Ryan of Columbus. Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Caffrey had five sons and two daughters: Thomas Francis, was born March 11, 1888, and died March 13, 1888. Margaret Mary was born April 16, 1890, and died October 25, 1893. Katherine was born September 9, 1889, and is deceased. Steven Patrick was born March 31, 1892, and lives in Columbus.  Bernard Caffrey was born September 15, 1894, and


lives in Columbus. Martin Caffrey was born November 27, 1897, and lives at Grand Island, Nebraska. Francis J. Caffrey was born August 2, 1899, and died August 2, 1899. Mrs. Patrick Caffrey died in 1933.

Bernard B. Caffrey, Jr., known as "Bernie," received his education in the Columbus schools and at St. Francis Academy. After finishing high school, he entered the employ of the Union Pacific Railroad, where he is an engineer on its main line. During World War I he served in the United States Armed Forces from July, 1917, to June, 1919, and was stationed in the United States and in France.

On August 23, 1921, Bernard B. Caffrey was married to Miss Elizabeth Biedinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Biedinger of Humphrey, Nebraska. Mr. Biedinger was born in Germany. Mrs. Biedinger was born in Pennsylvania. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard B. Caffrey had three sons:

Bernard J. Caffrey, born January 10, 1924, served three years in the United States Armed Forces during World War II. He was stationed in the United States and in India for a year and a half. He attended Boyle's College in Omaha, and was married to Pauline Korgie. They reside at North Platte, Nebraska, where Bernard in is employed by the Union Pacific Railroad.

Walter Thomas Caffrey, born June 30, 1925, is married to Elvira Schroeder. They have one son, Thomas Henry, born November 5, 1947. They reside in Columbus where Walter is employed by the Union Pacific Railroad.

John A. Caffrey, known as "Jack," was born April 17, 1928. He served in the United States Navy, and was stationed at Hastings, Nebraska, and later in Washington, D. C. He attended Creighton University in Omaha where he studied medicine.

Bernard III, Walter, and John all attended St. Bonaventure Grade School, and were graduated from the St. Bonaventure High School.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard B. Caffrey were members of the Old Timers' Club of the Union Pacific Railroad, and St. Bonaventure's Catholic Church in Columbus. Mrs. Caffrey died in 1949.


Reuben Marshall Campbell was born in Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, on March 20, 1864, the son of Sylvester and Mary Wood Campbell, natives of Ohio. Sylvester Campbell, of, Scotch origin, was born in 1830, in Guernsey County. His father, John Campbell, was a native of New York. In 1861, Sylvester Campbell married Mary Wood. He died in 1913

R. M. Campbell attended the Indiana public schools, and was graduated from Franklin Academy, Franklin, Indiana, in 1891, with a Bachelor of Science degree. Following post-graduate work at the University of Chicago, he took up the teaching profession. His first assignment was at the high school in Winfield, Kansas, where he remained for two years. In 1894, he returned to Franklin Academy, and studied one year, at the end of which time he received his Master of Science degree.

In September, 1895, he came to Platte County to assume his duties as principal of the Platte Center High School. Upon finishing his second term there, he was employed as assistant principal of the Columbus High School, then located in the Williams School Building, where he taught Latin and chemistry for the next two years. In 1900, he went to Humphrey, Nebraska, as principal of the Humphrey High School, and later served as its superintendent. He remained there for six years. In 1906, he moved to Cuming County, where he was superintendent of schools at West Point, Nebraska. He returned to Platte County in 1910, as superintendent of the Columbus Public Schools, where he served for eight years. From 1917 to 1930, he was interested in ranching in Nebraska.

During this time, he was also a director of the German National Bank, now the Central National Bank. He was elected president of the Central National Bank in 1930, and served in that capacity until 1937, when he became chairman of its board of directors.

On June 27, 1907, Reuben M. Campbell married Elizabeth G. Sheldon, the daughter of Chauncey H. and Mary McDill Sheldon. They have one son, Donald C. Campbell, born June 27, 1910. Donald C. is married to Helen McElfresh, the daughter of Clarence N. and Ethel Elliott McElfresh; he is a Doctor of Medicine associated with the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota. They also had twins who died in infancy. Mrs. R. M. Campbell died in Columbus, December 11, 1937.

R. M. Campbell is a Mason, a member of the Y.M.C.A., the Chamber of Commerce, the Nebraska State Bankers Association, the Wayside Country Club, and the Rotary Club. He is a member of the Congregational Church, and attends the Federated Church in Columbus.


John Franklin Campbell, son of Harvey and Priscilla Dean Campbell, was born January 14, 1843, at Cleveland, Ohio. He later moved to Champaign, Philo County, Illinois, with his parents.

On March 3, 1868, in Champaign, John Franklin Campbell was married to Lucy Clark Parkhurst, the daughter of David Shipman and Elizabeth Lyon Parkhurst, of Millborne, New Jersey. Lucy Parkhurst Campbell was born February 1, 1846, at Newport, Indiana, and educated at Sidney, Illinois, and the Jacksonville College, in Illinois.

Mr. and Mrs. Campbell had three sons and one daughter: Helen Gertrude; Frederick C., who died in 1947, at Santa Monica, California; George E., a superintendent of schools in Iowa; and Charles Harvey, a doctor of medicine, of Columbus.

John F. Campbell was a veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted in the 54th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Company F of Edgar County, Illinois, in February,

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1862. He re-enlisted as a veteran in 1864, and served until the close of the war.

In September, 1871, John Campbell came to Nebraska and filed on a homestead in Nebraska, on Section 8, of Polk County, near Osceola. In the spring of 1872, he brought his family from Illinois and settled on his claim. He erected a sod house which his family lived in until it was replaced by a frame house in 1874.


Doctor Charles Harvey Campbell was born in Polk County, near Osceola, Nebraska. He is the son of John Franklin Campbell and Lucy Parkhurst Campbell, who were among the early settlers there.

Charles Harvey Campbell attended the Osceola grade school and was graduated from the Osceola High School. He then enrolled in the medical school of the State University of Iowa at Iowa City, where he spent four years and upon the completion of his medical course he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1898. Doctor Campbell also attended a medical college in Chicago, Illinois, in 1902 and 1903 where he had special post graduate work in the department of eye, ear, nose and throat. In the late 1920's he spent a year of study abroad in the European Medical Center at Vienna, Austria.

Doctor Campbell practiced medicine at Clarks, Nebraska, 1899-1903; from 1904-1908 he was located at Beatrice, Nebraska. In 1908, he opened medical offices in Columbus, Nebraska. He is on the staffs of both St. Mary's Hospital and the Lutheran Hospital. He holds membership in the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, the Nebraska State Medical Association, and the Platte County Medical Society of which he is a past president.

Doctor Campbell saw military service during World War I, 1917-1919, when he served as a commanding major in the Medical Corps stationed at a base hospital in overseas service.

Doctor C. H. Campbell's first wife was Mary Emma Morse. They had one son, Harvey Reed Campbell, who resides in Glendale, California. Mary Morse Campbell died in 1916.

In 1926 at Denver, Colorado, Doctor Campbell was married to Eula Curti, the daughter of J. E. and Alice Curti, of Omaha. They had a daughter, Jean, who was born June 19, 1930. She was graduated from Kramer High School in 1948, and is the wife of Jawain Adams of Columbus. They have a son, Scott, born in August, 1949.

Outside of medicine, Doctor Campbell has taken an active interest in school affairs, and holds a record of several years of service on the Columbus Board of Education of which he has been president.

He is a member and past president of the Rotary Club, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the B.P.O.E. (Elks), Wayside Country Club, Y.M.C.A., A.F. and A.M., Thirty-second degree.

In politics, Doctor Campbell is affiliated with the Republican party, and is a member of Grace Episcopal Church.


Harvey Reed Campbell, the son of Doctor Charles Harvey and Mary Emma Morse Campbell, was born May 14, 1904, at Beatrice, Nebraska. His father, a prominent Columbus physician and surgeon, was born in Polk County. His mother, born August 29, 1881, in Clarks, Nebraska, died on January 29, 1916, in Columbus.

H. Reed attended grade school in Columbus, the Wentworth Military Academy, the Kemper Military Academy, and was graduated from Columbus High School in 1922. He then enrolled at the University of Nebraska, where he was affiliated with the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He was graduated from Georgetown University in 1927, at Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

In the summer of 1927, he went to Europe, under the auspices of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. On this trip, he visited France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Holland, England, Czechoslovakia, and Roumania (sic). A special study of Roumanian economic and political conditions was made at the invitation of the Roumanian Government.

In November, 1927, he joined the National City Bank of New York, the Far Eastern Division. He spent a year in New York, and in 1928 was sent to Tokyo, Japan, and from there to Kobe, Hongkong and Canton, China, and Rangoon, Burma.

In 1935, he returned to the United States and joined the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, in San Diego, California. In 1938, he became associated with the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, at Burbank, California, and was made the assistant treasurer in March, 1942.

He is a director and president of an importing company in Los Angeles.

In December, 1932, in Los Angeles, California, Harvey Reed Campbell was married to LaVone Bergen, the daughter of George H. and Grace Bergen, of Los Angeles. Mrs. Campbell was born July 18, 1908, in Paris, Illinois. She lived in New Mexico and Colorado for many years, and attended school in Denver.

Mr. and Mrs. Campbell have one son, Reed Bergen, born April 22, 1937, in San Diego, California. He attended the Flintridge Preparatory School for Boys, at Pasadena, California.

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Reed Campbell reside in Glendale, California. Mr. Campbell holds memberships with the Elks, the Masons, the Chamber of Commerce, the Controller's Institute of America, and the American Manufacturers Association.


Frederick H. Carlson, son of John H. and Lois Bradley Carlson, was born in Alliance, Nebraska, June 13, 1892. His father was born in Sweden, June 12, 1856, and during his working years, was employed by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, as a superintendent of buildings and bridges. He died at Alliance, Nebraska, April 15, 1932. Frederick's mother was born


in Ringold County, Iowa, January 29, 1858, and died at Alliance, April 20, 1939.

Fred Carlson attended the public schools at Alliance, after which he was employed as a clerk and assistant postmaster for fourteen years, and then served as postmaster there for ten years. He came to Columbus in June, 1937, to assume the duties of assistant postmaster at the Columbus Post Office.

Frederick H. Carlson and Wilma Bruce, daughter of William and Louise Haller Bruce, were married at Kearney, Nebraska, August 23, 1919. William Bruce is now deceased.

Mr. and Mrs. Carlson have two children. Lois Louise, born in Alliance, Nebraska, graduated from Kramer High School in 1939, and from Coe College, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She worked as a stenographer prior to her marriage to Laird Loomis. Bruce Carlson, born at Alliance on June 11, 1929, graduated from Kramer High School in 1947, and attended Iowa State College, at Ames, Iowa.

Fred Carlson is a member of the Wayside Country Club and the B.P.O.E. He is a Republican. The Carlsons are members of the Grace Episcopal Church in Columbus.


James C. Carrig, born in County Kerry, Ireland, in 1831, immigrated to the United States in 1848. He was married in 1857, in Montreal, Canada, to Ellen Langan, and came to Platte County with his brothers, David and Henry, in the late 1850's They were among the second group of Irish settlers in Shell Creek Township.

James C. Carrig assisted in organizing the first school in his locale, District Number 12, and he was also one of the charter members of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the first church organized in the township.

James C. and Ellen Langan Carrig had three children: Charles C. married Kate Perkinson, of Platte Center, and lived at Kearney, Nebraska, where he was postmaster; Jerry married Kitty Hayes, and lived in Columbus; Kate married Nicholas Gentleman, and lived in Kearney. Mr. and Mrs. Gentleman had two children, Eileen and Gerald. Eileen married Richard Ryan, of Kearney. They later lived in Omaha, where Mr. Ryan was associated with the Nebraska Clothing Store. Gerald Gentleman was married in Kearney, and now lives in North Platte, where he is General Manager of the Platte Valley Public Power and Irrigation District.

Ellen Langan Carrig died in 1897, in Platte Center, and James C. Carrig died in Kearney, Nebraska, around 1915


Jerry Carrig, son of James C. and Ellen Langan Carrig, was born December 27, 1869, in Shell Creek Township, and died in 1923 in Columbus. His father located in Shell Creek in the late 80's.

Jerry attended school in District 12, was graduated from the Platte Center School in 1887, and then took a business course at the Lincoln Business College, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

From 1890 to 1899, he worked successively on his father's farm in Shell Creek Township, clerked in a store in Platte Center, and was a bookkeeper in a store at Beaver Crossing, in Seward County. In 1899 he came to Columbus, to work for G. W. Phillips, County Clerk. In 1904, when John Graf succeeded G. W. Phillips as County Clerk, Mr. Carrig was appointed as the Deputy County Clerk.

In 1909, the County Office of Registrar of Deeds was created, and Jerry Carrig was appointed as the second Registrar of Deeds in Platte County, the first being C. B. Stillman, M.D., who held that office from 1858-1867, when it was consolidated with the office of County Clerk. Mr.. Carrig was elected to the office for several successive terms.

On November 30, 1900, he married Kitty Hayes, daughter of Patrick Hayes, of Platte Center. Kitty Hayes Carrig died in 1918.

Jerry Carrig was a member of the B.P.O.E. (Elks), F.O.E., Modern Woodmen, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Politically, he was a Democrat.


Henry Carrig, born in County Kerry, Ireland; in the early 1830's, immigrated to this country as a young man, and came west to Platte County, where he located on a claim in Shell Creek Township.

The first settlers in the township were Thomas Lynch, John Dineen, Patrick Gleason, and Michael Kelley, who arrived in the spring of &857. Several, months later, the Irish settlement was increased by the arrival of Henry Carrig, his brothers, David and James, and friends, Michael Doody, Edward Hayes, and Patrick Burke, all of whom located in the vicinity of Platte Center.

In that early day, Henry Carrig was prominent in all work pertaining to the upbuilding of the township and county. He was one of the founders of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. His wife was Catherine Murphy Carrig, also a native of County Kerry, Ireland.

Henry and Catherine Murphy Carrig had nine children: Hannah, Ellen, and John died in infancy. Mary married Robert Gentleman. She died in 1927. Catherine married James Murray. She died in 1936. (From September, 1907, to January 1, 1908, James Murray was a partner in the Boyd and Murray Hardware Company, in Columbus, and on January 1, 1908, William Ragatz bought his interest.) Michael Carrig, a twin brother of Agnes, died in 1902. Charles J. Carrig married Elizabeth Haney, of Columbus Township. He died August 31, 1940. Margaret married Daniel Linahan, and they live in Omaha. Agnes married John Regan, son of Dennis Regan, an early settler near Platte Center. They live in Adel, Iowa.

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Henry Carrig, according to the Columbus journal, died in March, 1887, in his fifty-sixth year. His wife died in Platte Center, in 1900.


Charles Joseph Carrig, son of Henry and Catherine Murphy Carrig, natives of County Kerry, Ireland, was born in Shell Creek Township, near Platte Center, Nebraska, on January 21, 1868, and died in Columbus, August 31, 1940.

His father was numbered among the group who settled in Shell Creek Township in the late 1857's.

Charles Carrig attended the district school near his home and later, a business college at Burlington, Iowa, and the Lincoln Business College, at Lincoln, Nebraska.

On October 23, 1893, he married Elizabeth Haney, daughter of John and Mary Quinn Haney, Platte County pioneers, who settled in Columbus Township, east of Columbus, in the fall of 1856. After their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carrig lived on his father's farm in Shell Creek Township, for eight years.

Charles and Elizabeth Haney Carrig had six children: Carroll died in infancy; Irene Mary was graduated from Columbus High School, attended St. Mary's of the Woods, at Terre Haute, Indiana, for two years, and later was graduated from nurses training at Mercy Hospital, in Chicago, Illinois. She married Thomas Wade, Jr., of Columbus, the son of Thomas and Mattie B. Fox Wade. They live in Santa Monica, California, where Mr. Wade is associated with Douglas Aircraft Corporation. They have two children: Lois is Mrs. George Garbers, and lives in Rapid City, South Dakota; Charles attended Kramer High School and was graduated from St. Monica's High School, at Santa Monica, California. He served two years in the United States Navy, in World War II. He married Billy Sue Adams, and they live in Santa Monica, California. After returning from service Charles attended the University of California, at Los Angeles, and is now employed by the Douglas Aircraft Company.

Evelyn Carrig is an instructor at South High School, in Omaha. She was graduated from Columbus High School and St. Mary of the Woods, where she received the degree of Bachelor of Arts. She also took post graduate work and holds a Masters degree.

Doctor Milton H. Carrig is a physician and surgeon of Bloomfield, Nebraska. Lester Carrig lives in Omaha, Nebraska, and Charles Carrig, Jr., lives in Los Angeles, California.

Charles Joseph Carrig was a Democrat and early in life took a prominent part in the political life of the county. He was elected to the office of Platte County Supervisor from District 5, in 1895, and served for eight years.

In March, 1901, he moved his family from the farm to Platte Center, where he managed his farm affairs through a renter. In 1903, he was elected Sheriff of Platte County. He moved his family to Columbus in 1904, and maintained a home there until 1940.

Following two terms as sheriff, he became a feeder and buyer of livestock, and was actively engaged in farm management. He carried on in this business until he received his appointment as Postmaster of Columbus, June 8, 1934, during the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.

In 1917, Charles J. Carrig was one of the incorporators of the Columbus Canning and Packing Company. He was elected Mayor of Columbus in 1919, in 1921, and again in 1927. He belonged to the St. Bonaventure's Church and was a member of the Holy Name Society of that church. He held memberships in the Catholic Knights of America, the Knights of Columbus, the Modern Woodmen, and the Chamber of Commerce.


Milton Henry Carrig, M.D., known as "Milt," was born in Platte County on April 21, 1900, the son of Charles J. and Elizabeth Haney Carrig.

When he was three years old, his father was elected Sheriff of Platte County, and at that time, the Carrig family home was established in Columbus.

"Milt" attended the First Ward, St. Francis Academy, and the Columbus High School. Following his graduation, he entered Creighton University, in Omaha, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. He then enrolled at the Creighton University School of Medicine, from which he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine. He served his internship in Mercy Hospital, in Chicago. During the summer months while attending college, he was employed on his father's farm, in Shell Creek Township.

On May 24, 1928, Doctor Milton Carrig married Louise Patricia Kerz, daughter of Paul and Louise Trout Kerz. Her father, a lawyer, was born in Galena, Illinois, in the early 1870's, and died in Detroit, Michigan, in 1933. Her mother was born in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1875, and died in Galena, Illinois, in February, 1908.

Louise Kerz Carrig had two brothers and two sisters: Paul Kerz, Jr., an electrical engineer; Maritz, who married Hugh E. Reynolds; Eleanor, who married Roy L. Gueher; and Arnold, who died May 30, 1922, in Galena, Illinois.

Doctor and Mrs. Carrig have one son and one daughter: James Arnold, born in Norfolk, Nebraska, September 8, 1929, and Mary Kathleen, born in Norfolk, December 2, 1936. They attended school at Bloomfield, Nebraska, and San Diego, California. James Arnold attended Notre Dame University, at South Bend, Indiana.

In 1918, during World War I, Doctor Milton Carrig served three months with the S.A.T.C., and in World War II he served from 1944 to 1946, with the United States Navy, as a medical officer, eighteen months of which time he was with the Fleet Hospital III, on Guam.

Doctor Carrig has practiced in Lansing and Iron Mountain, Michigan; Stuart and Bloomfield, Nebraska. After World War II, he returned to Bloomfield and resumed his medical practice.

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